publication . Article . 2017

Early diagnosis of congenital vascular malformation as a condition to rapid prevention of complications – case study

Dominika Jaguś; Agata Rutkowska; Paweł Wareluk;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Pediatria i Medycyna Rodzinna (issn: 1734-1531, eissn: 2451-0742, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medical Communications Sp. z o.o.
Klippel–Trénaunay syndrome is a rare congenital condition characterised by a triad of symptoms: capillary-lymphatic-venous malformations, varicose veins and venous malformations as well as soft tissue and skeletal hypertrophy of the affected limb. In this article, we present a case of a 5-year-old boy with extensive vascular malformations of the lower limbs and the buttock region. In this case, manifestation of all three symptoms was gradual. At the age of 4 years, the patient was admitted to the Department of Imaging Diagnostics for further diagnosis, where the triad characteristic for Klippel–Trénaunay syndrome and popliteal vein agenesis were diagnosed. Curre...
free text keywords: Klippel–Trénaunay syndrome, popliteal vein agenesis, vascular malformation, Medicine, R
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